Deluxe Caramel Corn

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by CoffeeB

This is from a Taste of Home cookbook. Since I am a popcorn freak, this is awesome.

Top Review by DianaEatingRichly

Made this with candy corn in it. Pretty good, but I ended up adding more salt to it after tasting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place popcorn and pretzels in a large bowl, set aside.
  2. In a large heavy saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and salt, cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a rolling boil.
  3. Cook and stir until candy thermometer reads 238°F (soft-ball stage).
  4. Remove from heat, stir in baking soda.
  5. Quickly pour over popcorn and mix thoroughly, stir in peanuts.
  6. Turn into two greased 9x13 inch baking pans.
  7. Bake at 200°F for 20 minutes.
  8. Stir.
  9. Bake 25 minutes longer.
  10. Remove from oven, add candy and mix well.
  11. Remove from pans and place on waxed paper to cool.
  12. Break into clusters.
  13. Store in airtight containers or plastic bags.

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